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Cost of Living

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Click the tabs below to learn more about the cost of living in Morgan County, Alabama.

Low Cost of Living

Metropolitan Area (MSA) Composite Index Grocery Items Housing Utilities Trans-
portation
Health-
Care
Misc
Goods &
Services
Decatur, AL 84 97 59 96 89 81 96
Huntsville, AL 87 95 67 97 87 92 98
Birmingham, AL 95 95 86 103 98 100 99
Atlanta, GA 106 98 113 85 102 109 111
Jackson, MS 83 100 66 86 79 103 87
Chattanooga, TN 92 99 88 88 92 98 92
Nashville, TN 96 98 93 94 99 92 98

Source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) (National Average = 100)

Low Taxes

Property Tax Sales Tax
Decatur 45.3 mils 9%
Falkville 42.4 mils 9%
Hartselle 39.4 mils 9%
Trinity 42.4 mils 9%
Rural Morgan County 37.4 mils 7%

Property tax will vary from $320.40 to $405.50 for a house value at $100,000, depending on its location in Morgan County.

State Income Tax

Our State personal income tax is capped at 5%.  Corporate state income tax is capped at 6.5%. Retired Federal Income is exempt from state tax in Alabama.

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